Assurance Associate Job Description

Assurance Associate Job Description

4.8
167 votes for Assurance Associate
Assurance associate provides internal and external auditing services for a portfolio of clients, including preparing and reviewing audit plans and work.

Assurance Associate Duties & Responsibilities

To write an effective assurance associate job description, begin by listing detailed duties, responsibilities and expectations. We have included assurance associate job description templates that you can modify and use.

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Assist with Quality Management System (QMS) for Document Control software
Taking the role as selected on certain audit engagements as the In-charge Senior which will entail leading the team through the entire audit process
Monitoring and reporting regarding the productivity of staff and adherence to work plan schedules on each assignment
Developing an understanding of client's business and becoming a functional expert
Supervising engagement team as needed
Work with Quality Team, Executive Team, and all relevant stakeholders to improve quality checks and release criteria
Conduct batch record review and approval to ensure that agreed-upon timelines are met and approve responses to batch record review comments
Contribute to Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)
Contribute to CA state license to manufacture biologics
Contribute to internal and external audits to ensure we are compliant to QMS and ISO standards

Assurance Associate Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Assurance Associate

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CPA, ASQ, CRISC, CISA, CISM, CISSP, GS1, PKI, QAQC, QC

Education for Assurance Associate

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the assurance associate job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Accounting, Accountancy, Business, Education, Science, Information Systems, Technical, Chemistry, Engineering, Computer Science

Skills for Assurance Associate

Desired skills for assurance associate include:

Internal accounting controls and professional standards and regulations
ProSystem Fx
Software
Audit software
GMP
Excel
Auditing theory and a sense of audit skepticism
MS Office
GAAS
Electronic databases

Desired experience for assurance associate includes:

Lavastorm experience (highly desirable)
Advise and train associates and interns
Minimum of 2, but typically 3 +, years of experience in public accounting, corporate accounting required
Ability to be flexible in changing work priorities and handle numerous projects at the same time
Ability to act in a responsive manner to client inquires and requests
Client service within manufacturing, real estate, financial services, non-profit or government clients

Assurance Associate Examples

1

Assurance Associate Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of assurance associate. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for assurance associate
  • Ensure each product location is inspected daily, and proper action is taken based on product condition
  • Ensure customer specific expectations are understood, specification books created/maintained, and associates have proper working knowledge of said expectations
  • Communicate with multiple departments and team members as to any potential quality issues or concerns
  • Compile and manage best use by and expiration dates to ensure that product approaching expiration is properly handled
  • Identify and alert team members if particular items were scheduled to ship and did not
  • Ensure all food safety regulations are met and exceeded
  • Work with operations to ensure FIFO is maintained at all times and that all packages are properly labeled
  • Assist in the investigative process for potential rejected loads and/or refused product (by receiving associates)
  • Ensure that product requiring quarantine is segregated properly
  • Ensure that all associates work in a safe manner, complying with all facets of FreshPoint Safe
Qualifications for assurance associate
  • Detailed knowledge of Global Markets products
  • Ability to identify areas of control and process weakness
  • Ability to define appropriate solutions or change projects to drive through control improvements
  • Ability to work autonomously whilst driving the QA momentum
  • Meeting education requirement for CPA certification in the state where you are applying for employment
  • 1-2+ busy seasons in-charging engagements
2

Assurance Associate Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for an assurance associate. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for assurance associate
  • Coordinates the update, routing and proper completion of GMP documents through other departments
  • Follows GMP and regulatory requirements and ensures quality standards are met
  • Filling methods that include partial pressure or gravimetric filling, with consideration of needs for dilution, scrubbing or other techniques unique to the product requirements
  • Analyzes mixed gases for quantification of component concentrations, and pure gases for trace contaminants using gas chromatography, non-dispersive infrared spectroscopy, and other gas specific analyzers
  • Handles customer inquiries regarding delivery times, specifications and physical data relating to the package and/or products
  • Performing the final review and release of fill logs, test records and certificates of analysis for proper completion and compliance
  • Taking appropriate actions when any product fails to meet the required specifications
  • Proper filing and retention of completed medical records
  • Monthly review of all analytical instrument maintenance logs
  • Ensuring all medical labels are properly controlled and reconciled
Qualifications for assurance associate
  • One to three years of work in a FDA/DEA related business
  • Knowledge of businesses, products, operations, systems, and organization
  • Assisting in the training needs for the business lines, and the development or presentation of the training as appropriate
  • Strong observation and analytical skills
  • Maintains and documents inventory of salvaged, donated, and less than case freight
  • Maintains quality and accuracy of inventory
3

Assurance Associate Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of assurance associate. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for assurance associate
  • Assists in compiling all project related metrics utilizing Excel, Power BI and ALM
  • Can conduct FMEA to assess risk and identify risk mitigation actions
  • Review statistical analysis that measures process capability and trending performance
  • Ensures the safe release of cellular products in accordance with PCT and/or client procedures and requirements
  • Responsible for the timely issuance, review and approval of QC certificates, closure of Batch Records, and deviation reports
  • Master Batch Record Control, distribution and label verification
  • Assignment and maintenance of product Lot numbers as applicable
  • Responsible for accurate deviation reporting as applicable and tracking/trending follow up actions to closures
  • Evaluate and investigate deviation reports and initiate and coordinate corrective and preventive actions
  • Track and trend relevant quality metrics including environmental monitoring data
Qualifications for assurance associate
  • Experience in RF, MPEG video compression, ATSC, satellite communication, Internet data transmission protocols is a plus
  • Knowledge of ISO 9001 QMS standard desirable
  • Must be an EXPERT with Macs and Safari
  • Previous QA experience is desired
  • Background in Graphic Design a PLUS
  • Must possess a high level of attention to detail and excellent communication skills
4

Assurance Associate Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for an assurance associate. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for assurance associate
  • Helps generate a test execution forecast and adheres to it
  • Be a part of a QA team that ensures high-quality deliverables for our business partners
  • Designs and creates Power BI dashboards used to facilitate our metrics and governance
  • Assist with all Test Data Management activities utilizing Informatica TDM
  • Assists with modifications to our ALM environment which houses all our Quality Assurance test cases, test results and test defects
  • Designs test automation scripts utilizing HP’s UFT tool and Python as assigned
  • Test OTS owned Critical Data Elements within GEMS confirming data was entered with required supporting documentation
  • Document all exceptions with supporting justification in clear and concise terms
  • Follow established QA /QC policies and procedures
  • Meet time sensitive deadlines working quickly and accurately
Qualifications for assurance associate
  • Demonstrated effective communication and interpersonal skills across multiple departments
  • Some knowledge or experience of auditing standards or assurance standards used for sustainability/GHG reporting
  • Bachelor’s Degree in health science related field (e.g., pharmacy, nursing, chemistry, biology, or engineering) and
  • A minimum of 1 year in healthcare professional experience (e.g., clincial pharmacy, nursing)
  • Has sufficient skills and knowledge in the use of computers and associated computer technology
  • Good understanding of the market and industry regarding quality
5

Assurance Associate Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for an assurance associate. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for assurance associate
  • Participates in design and implementation of QA software and systems and the development of effective testing plans through consultation with clients and IT technical staff
  • Participates in the development of special testing requirements and procedures and in the review of new or modified QA software
  • Follows GMPs, SOPs, and safety rules/regulations
  • Performs tasks identified in the Cleanup Project to correct impacted P&C policies
  • Identifies issues with policy correction process and works with Quality Assurance Consultants/Specialists on solutions
  • Identify new or revised processes that will assist current or future Cleanup projects
  • Audits production procedures, records and activities for conformity and accuracy
  • Reports nonconformances to responsible parties
  • Review sanitation activities and collect sanitation documents
  • Conduct QA on the floor duties including but not limited to
Qualifications for assurance associate
  • Knowledge of best practices in quality management in pharma, medical devices or combination products
  • Excellent problem-solver with the ability to make difficult decisions under challenging circumstances
  • Ability to apply technical and business knowledge to product development, technical transfer, commercial manufacturing and life-cycle management
  • Ability to effectively coach, mentor and develop staff
  • Must be able to sit at desk, in meetings and/or work on a computer for long or extended periods of time
  • Understanding of virtualization concepts and some knowledge about tools like LISA

Related Job Descriptions

Resume Builder

Create a Resume in Minutes with Professional Resume Templates